For the last several years, my church holds an annual women's event called "CAPTIVATE". We are always blessed with great speakers, not the least of them being our Pastor's wife Ginelle Payne. Or as her husband likes to call her "Nellie on Fire" because she is 100% a "firecracker" for God! Gosh I love that … Continue reading When Life throws you Mud bombs
I don't believe God is all that terribly surprised that I've got junk in the trunk. Still. Even after all these years of walking with Him, I'm still hauling around a big old trunk of junk.
There was a time when I used to get hung up on the fact that I didn't have everything all figured out … that my mountaintop experiences didn't last forever, and that sooner or later I'd once again be dragging my feet down in some nasty old valley again, wondering where God was and why He hasn't rescued me yet. When I'm feeling "wobbly" of spirit (wrestling with fear, doubt, and unbelief), I no longer...
Knowing is not the same as believing. If we were to be brutally honest, maybe we don’t believe all that we say we do. Unbelief often lives in the space between Fact and Truth.
The devil hates losing territory. That is why we must remain alert, for the devil is a sneaky cuss! Like a fisherman changes tactics when the fish aren’t striking on one bait, the devil will change tactics and come at you a different way when from time to time. The good news is that the devil is a defeated foe, and while we may be inclined to "take the bait…. Read more